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AETN celebrates the season with new holiday-themed PBS KIDS episodes

Posted 21 Nov 2014

The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will kick off the holiday season Wednesday, Nov. 26, with the return of the classic family favorite "Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas." In this one-hour special, families can join their favorite monkey and the Man with the Yellow Hat as they count down the days until Christmas. The fun continues throughout December as viewers help Otto and Olive solve a reindeer case in an all-new episode of "Odd Squad," celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah in a one-hour "Peg + Cat + Holidays" special, spread cheer with new engine friends Gator and Reg on "Thomas & Friends;" and go on a winter adventure featuring "The Nutcracker Ballet" with Daniel Tiger.

The PBS KIDS holiday schedule on AETN includes:

Additional air dates and times are available at

PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, online, mobile and community-based programs. Kidscreen- and Webby-award winning provides engaging interactive content, including the PBS KIDS video player, now offering free streaming video accessible on computer- and mobile-device-based browsers.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is Arkansas's statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. For more information, visit, or follow the AETN blog at AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), and KETZ (El Dorado).